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Sidharth Malhotra-led Capt Vikram Batra biopic titled Shershaah, Kiara Advani to co-star

The makers of biopic on Kargil hero Captain Vikram Batra, featuring Sidharth Malhotra, have revealed the film;s title, Shershaah. Actor Kiara Advani will play the female lead in the film, that is being bankrolled by Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions.

“Beginning the journey of #Shershaah soon! @SidMalhotra @Advani_Kiara @vishnu_dir #HirooJohar @apoorvamehta18 @b_shabbir #AjayShah #HimanshuGandhi @dharmamovies,” Karan wrote on Twitter.

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Sidharth said he is looking forward to playing Captain Batra on screen. “Excited to play Vikram Batra, a real-life hero on screen! Titled – #Shershaah! Shooting begins soon,” the actor posted on the microblogging site.

Kiara, who was speculated to feature in the biopic, officially boarded the cast, saying she is “excited and thrilled” to be a part of the film. The film is co-produced by Hiroo Johar, Apoorva Mehta, Shabbir Boxwala, Ajay Shah and Himanshu Gandhi.

Directed by Vishnu Varadhan, the shooting of the film is set to begin soon.

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First Published:
May 02, 2019 16:11 IST

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